Abutilon x hybridum
English name: flowering maple
Latin name: Abutilon x hybridum
Family: Mallow - Malvaceae
Origin: Under cultivation at the Palm House
The flowering maple is cultivated by gardeners of various hybrids of this species. It is called “the flowering maple,” or “the little maple” in Polish, because of the shape of its leaves. It is native to South America. In climates like Poland’s, it is grown as an ornamental potted plant.